Mutation - Mimicry

Mutation – Mimicry

Nova-Tier Ability

(Vitality + Alertness)

  • Mimic Skill
    • Recognizing proficiency in a skill when witnessing another use it is Easy, knowing their proficiency is Average
    • Must witness character use skill, takes an action to activate, lasts a scene
    • Character can mimic up to half the lower of Vitality or Alertness Skills at once
      • Sovereigns can mimic up to half their (Vitality + Alertness)
    • Activation roll determines tier of Skill that can be mimic’d
      • Each tier grants a d2 in a Skill (Easy is d2, Average is d4, Hard is d6, etc)
  • Mimic Asset
    • Must witness character use of Asset, takes an action to activate, lasts a scene
    • Recognizing proficiency in a skill when witnessing another use it is Average, knowing their proficiency is Hard
    • Character can mimic up to half the lower of Vitality or Alertness Assets at once
      • Sovereigns can mimic up to half their (Vitality + Alertness) in Assets
    • Activation roll determines tier of Asset that can be mimic’d
      • Each tier grants a d2 in an Asset (Average is d2, Hard is d4, Formidable is d6, etc)

Supernova-Tier Ability

(Perception / Empathy or Intuition)

  • Mimic Mutation
    • Must witness character use skill, takes an action to activate, lasts a scene
    • Recognizing (by ability alone) a base Red is Easy, Advanced Stage Reds are Average, Violets are Hard, and Whites are Formidable
    • Activation roll difficulty depends on what’s attempting to be mimic’d
    • Mimicing Base Red ability is Easy, Mimicing Advanced Base Red is Average, mimicing Stage 2 Red Mutations is Hard, mimicing Stage 3 Red Mutations is Formidable, mimicing Violet mutations is Heroic, mimicing Sovereign mutations is Incredible, mimicing base White mutations is Ridiculous, mimicing full White mutations is Impossible

Hypernova-Tier Ability

(Allure, In Plain Sight, Total Recall)

  • Power Augmentation
    • Add the highest applicable Asset to the activation roll
  • Army of One
    • Each tier of activation successes allows the character to create a duplicate of themselves (one copy is Easy, two copies is Average, etc)
    • Each duplicate can roll to grant themselves a mutation the character has witnessed in the past (including the original copy) upon activation
    • Each also gains the ability to reflexively mimic a Skill and Asset previously witnesses upon creation (the original copy does not gain this)

Mutation - Mimicry

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